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" Many were the wit-combats betwixt him and Ben Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon, and an English man-of-war ; Master Jonson (like the former) was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare... "
The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently Discovered ... - Seite ccii
von William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1853
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London, Band 1

Charles Knight - 1841
...Ben Jonson, described by Fuller : — " Many were the wit-combats betwixt him and Ben Jonson ; which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English...tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." When Fuller says " I behold," he meant with his " mind's eye ;"...
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 Seiten
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning: solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." This is a happy simile, with the exception of what is insinuated...
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William Shakspere: A Biography, Bücher 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 Seiten
...Tavern.] CHAPTER VI. WIT-COM B ATS. " MANY were the wit-combats betwixt him and Ben Jonson ; which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English...tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Such is Thomas Fuller's well-known description of the convivial...
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The works of Beaumont & Fletcher, with notes and a memoir by A. Dyce, Band 10

Francis Beaumont - 1843
...far higher in Learning, Solid, but Slow in his performances. Shakespear, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn...tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his Wit and Invention." Fuller's Worthies ( Warwick.), p. 126, ed. 1 662. For three days...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 Seiten
...was built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances; Shakspeare, like the latter, oats; and some keep hack The clamorous owl, that nightly...wonders At our quaint spirits: sing me now asleep quickness of his wit ami invention." § With what delight should we have hung over any well authenticated...
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The Works of William Shakspeare: The Text Formed from an Intirely ..., Band 1

William Shakespeare - 1844
...flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest." " which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English...tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention5." The simile is well chosen, and it came from a writer who seldom...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Band 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1844
...flame, As if that every one from whom they came Had meant tu put hia whole wit in a jest." " which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English...tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention5." The simile is well chosen, and it came from a writer who seldom...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: The Text Formed from an Entirely ..., Band 1

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1844
...behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English man-of-war : Master Jonson, like the for- \ mer, was built far higher in learning; solid, but slow...tack about, and take advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit and invention5." The simile is well chosen, and it came from a writer who seldom...
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The New Mirror, Band 3

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1844
...as their fame. Fuller says : " Many were the wit-combates betwixt (Shakspeare) and Ben Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English...in learning: solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with nil...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Bände 3-4

George Lillie Craik - 1845
...was all the art which was used upon him. Many were the wit combats betwixt him and Ben Jonson. Which two I behold like a Spanish great galleon and an English...tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention. He died anno Domini 16.., and was buried at Stratford upon Avon,...
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